In the Iranian attack, looking for the American trail
The United States denied involvement in the attack in Ahvaz.
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo called it “a huge mistake” Iran accusations in involvement of Washington to the terrorist attack in the city of Ahwaz. Earlier, Iranian authorities blamed the deaths on the military parade in Ahwaz on militants from Iraqi Kurdistan, which, according to Tehran, there are Gulf countries, USA and Israel.
The spiritual leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei explained the attack by the US desire to “create insecurity” in the country. In response, the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley advised the Iranian politicians to tackle the problems in the country, and Mike Pompeo reminded the main sponsor of terrorism in the United States believe Iran.
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The statement of Mr. Pompeo broadcast of Fox News channel. In turn, Nikki Haley in an interview with CNN advised President Rouhani “to look in the mirror” and tackle internal problems of their country.
We will remind, on Saturday in Ahvaz, four armed men in military uniform opened fire on spectators and participants of a military parade marking anniversary of Iran-Iraq war of 1980-1988. The shooting lasted ten minutes. Killed at least 29 people, at least 53 were injured.
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Three of the attackers were eliminated on the spot, another one died in hospital, said the Deputy head of the defense Committee in the Iranian Parliament Abu Fadl Bigi Iranian ISMA Agency.
Initially, the Hassan Rouhani was not to blame anyone for what happened, but about the US involvement in the attacks spoke of his team members. So, the Iranian foreign Minister Javad Zarif on September 22 said that the attackers are “terrorists, hired, trained, armed and financed by foreign regime.” The diplomat said that it is a “regional sponsors of terrorism and their American bosses” and promised that “Iran will respond quickly and decisively.”
Agency IRNA reported that the responsibility for the crime has taken the group “Patriotic Arab democratic movement in Ahwaz”. Iranian media reported that terrorists associated with the Saudi authorities. According to Reuters, the responsibility for attack took on itself the “Islamic state” (a terrorist organization banned in Russia).
However, this version is denied by the representative of the Iranian armed forces Abolfazl Shekarchi.
In an interview with IRNA, he said that perpetrators of terrorist acts are not included in ISIS or other groups “fighting with the Islamic system of Iran” and the attack was organized “two Gulf countries”. While ultimately behind the attacks are the US and Israeli intelligence “Mossad”. Soon, the Deputy head of the defense Committee in the Iranian Parliament Abu Fadl Bigi said: terrorists profit from Iraqi Kurdistan and belong to the groups, “the Iranian armed forces attacked” in the authority “some time ago”.
The head and the spiritual leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei explained that the actions of “mercenary terrorists” — a “continued conspiracy of States operating in the region with US support”, aimed at creating insecurity in the country.